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University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

We are a College of Distinction for our business, education and career development programs as well as our commitment to equity and inclusion. And in a shifting academic environment, our 20 years of experience in award-winning online learning means we can guarantee our students a quality education experience — on campus or virtually.

About

History

The University was founded in 1868 and officially joined the University of Wisconsin System in 1971. Our campus has continued to grow and evolve ever since, and we hope you'll come be a part of the next stage in our story.

Education

You’ll find more than 50 majors and 119 minors to choose from at UW-Whitewater. With our roots as the second-oldest teacher’s college in Wisconsin and our reputation as a top business school, it’s no surprise that accounting, marketing, finance, elementary education and business are our most popular programs. 

Other majors in the top 20 include biology, communication, psychology, physical education, computer science, criminology, management, social work, early childhood education, information technology, human resources management, English, media arts and game development, journalism and music.

Research

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) seeks to create a dynamic and vibrant environment of discovery, innovation, and entrepreneurship through support of faculty, staff, and student research.  We strive to promote scholarly excellence through leadership in research development, planning, and administration to solve problems across the state, nation, and globe. 

Career

Our career staff is dedicated to assisting undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni with their career and professional development.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

Services

Housing services

From freshman to upper-classman living, we have many housing options to suit your needs.

Library services

The Library provides high quality library collections and information services in support of the teaching, research, and service functions of the University. The Library houses more than 1 million items. The Library provides access to over 113,000 ebooks, 15,000 print and electronic journals (including those via aggregators) and a wide array of Internet-based resources.

Medical services

UHCS strives to provide high quality physical and mental health care, outreach, and consultation. Because of this mission, we hold a strong commitment to the diverse UW-Whitewater community and the promotion of equity and justice.

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater offers two safe and spacious campuses where you’ll find plenty of room to learn and grow. Warhawks enjoy the bragging rights of paying less — our combined tuition, room/board and fees is the lowest of four-year campuses in the UW System. And all that safety and value comes with the full college experience: more than 12,500 students, a full range of academic programs and caring faculty and staff dedicated to student success.

Sports facilities

The mission of the Office of Recreation Sports and Facilities is to provide facilities, programs, and services that address all physical, recreational, and leisure pursuits of the University community. Emphasis is placed on participation, increasing knowledge of wellness and physical fitness, and promoting healthy lifestyle behaviors.

Student Reviews

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Mostly good experience. Many good professors and some bad ones.

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